Kyosho Fairwind RC Yacht, Kit No. Boxed, complete and unbuilt classic kit. Overall length - 900 mm. Height (keel to masthead) - 1560mm.An unusual opportunity to acquire a classic unbuilt Fairwind, the original version of this famous and long-lived model designed by Kyosho 40 years ago. (The box is copy-righted 1978).
It's an attractive yacht that echoes the designs of the IOR offshore racers of the era and the extensive detail parts in the kit give it a satisfying scale look. It also has a great reputation for its sailing qualities among the many owners who have sailed and raced them over the years. If you haven't come across a'vintage' Fairwind before, here are some details.
One-piece blow-moulded ABS hull with large inspection hatch for simple maintenance. Alloy mast and spars, easily removed for transport. Pre-cut sails ready to rig. Folding wooden stand for display.
Many detailed optional parts including helm, pulpit, winches, antenna, stanchions etc.. Easily and quickly assembled, this kit was designed with modellers new to the hobby in mind as. This particular kit has survived well with most parts in unopened bags including the numerous untouched detail parts, sails in excellent condition, die-cut plywood sheet, mast, spars, rigging, decals and stand. The hull is still nice and white having never been exposed to UV and tit has no damage.
Unfortunately the instruction manual is missing but these can be found to download online. The box isn't mint as the photos show but it has done its job protecting the contents for decades and is still whole with no tears. I hope the next owner will really enjoy building up this hard-to-find old kit, it will make an. Display piece and a lovely classic sailer when it finally hits the water after all these years, whether in standard form, painted or modified to your own tastes.Collection from near Frome in Somerset is welcome. Free post to UK mainland. The item "Kyosho Fairwind Vintage Model RC Yacht Kit 1978 Boxed, Complete, Unbuilt VGC" is in sale since Monday, January 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Radio Control & RC Toys\RC Model Vehicles & Kits\Boats & Watercraft". The seller is "timothy_drake" and is located in Frome. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United States, Canada, Norway, Mexico, Switzerland.